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Business – Graduate Programme 2022 

Location:  Birmingham, Brighton, Glasgow, Farnborough, London, Swindon and Whiteley

Please note you may be aligned to any of these locations throughout the programme and it may change per rotation. We provide financial relocation support.

Start Date:  September 2022 

Closing date for applications:  17th October 2021 

Are you ready to create a brighter future together? 

At Zurich our brand purpose is exactly that, to create a brighter future together for our customers, our partners, employees and the planet. It’s a promise that for our customers we will put their needs at the heart of everything we do, for our employees lets grow and develop together, for our partners – lets collaborate together to create mutual value and for the planet lets drive positive impact by integrating our sustainability work into how we do business. 

We want you to achieve your full potential and that’s why our rotational graduate programme is designed for you to experience different areas of our business and help you build a great foundation for your future career. You’ll get to add value and make an impact from the beginning.

What can I look forward to? 

The business programme is split into four different rotations, the first being nine months followed by three six-month rotations. During the 27-month programme, you will build a strong understanding of our business, how we assess risk, build and price products, how they are distributed and marketed, and how we deliver to customers when they need us. This unique exposure will give you a deep understanding of our culture and how we serve our customers. 

Throughout the programme you will build diverse networks across the breadth of UK business and have excellent opportunities to develop and test your skills. You can expect to get to grips with the complexity of claims, learn about underwriting and develop relationships with our customers and brokers. Additionally, you can expect to provide our customers with insight, influence the strategic marketing agenda and drive operational excellence. 

You will be supported and challenged throughout and will work on key business projects and initiatives ensuring you put the customer at the heart of all we do. You should expect to move business areas for each rotation, this could include geographically. We will support and guide you to find the best rotations aligned to your career aspirations. 

To top it all off you will also complete your Chartered Insurance Institute ACII Insurance qualification either through an apprenticeship (Level 6 Senior Insurance Professional Apprenticeship) if eligible or via self-study. 

What’s in it for you?  

As well as joining a company that is passionate about sustainability and our customers, you can expect: 

  • £28,000 starting salary 

  • 25 days holiday plus an additional 3 volunteering days 

  • Full private medical cover 

  • 12% company pension contribution 

  • Annual company bonus 

  • Discounted gym membership 

  • Discounted gadget insurance 

  • Discounted technology offers 

  • In return you’ll be joining a business where creating a brighter, more sustainable future underpins all that we do here in Zurich. We’re also passionate about diversity and inclusion, which we have won numerous awards for. We want our people to bring the whole of themselves to work and everybody is made to feel welcome, regardless of their background, beliefs or culture. 

    What you’ll need: 

  • A 2:1 degree (predicted or recently achieved) in any undergraduate discipline 

  • At least 96 UCAS points – CCC grades (or equivalent) from 3 A-level subjects excluding general studies 

  • A** to C grade (9 to 4) in Maths and English GCSE 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Willingness to study for further professional qualifications

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    Here, you’ll have every opportunity to use your drive and enthusiasm to innovate the future of Zurich where different opinions are valued, personal needs are respected, and opportunity is equal for all.

    So make a difference. Be challenged. Be inspired. Be supported, Love what you do. Work for us. 

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